The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) has announced the dates and venue for interviews of the candidates who were nominated for appointment to the Constitutional Court bench.
The interviews will be conducted from Monday 7 September to Wednesday 9 September 2020 at The Meikles Hotel in Harare. A statement by the JSC reads:
INTERVIEWS IN PUBLIC OF CANDIDATES NOMINATED FOR THE FIVE (5) POSITIONS OF JUDGE OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF ZIMBABWE
Following the invitation to members of the public and to His Excellency, the President, to nominate suitably qualified persons for appointment to five (5) positions of Judge of the Constitutional Court, in terms of section 180 (4)(b) of the Constitution, the Judicial Service Commission received twelve (12) valid nominations.
Starting at 0830hrs on Monday 7 September to Wednesday 9 September 2020, at The Meikles Hotel in Harare, the Commission will conduct interviews in public for the
following 12 candidates: –
Hon. Mr Justice David George Bartlett (Rtd)
Hon. Mr Justice Energy Chinembiri Bhunu, JA
Mr Donald Stevenson Corke
Hon. Mr Justice Paddington Shadreck Garwe, AJCC
Hon. Mrs Justice Anne Mary Gowora, AJCC
Hon. Mr Justice Ben Hlatshwayo, AJCC
Hon. Mr Justice Charles Hungwe, JA
Hon. Mrs Justice Rita Tambudzai Makarau, AJCC
Mr Smart Mirirai
Hon. Mr Justice Bharat Patel, AJCC
Mr Arnold Tsunga
Hon. Mr Justice Happias Zhou, J
The interviews are open to the media and members of the public but remain subject to adherence to COVID-19 health regulations.
The Commission shall post a detailed programme of events at the venue of the interviews.